Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Comejoin us at ChristianaCare!
ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition(r).
ChristianaCare is currently seeking a full-time Inpatient Coding Coordinator who will beresponsiblefor the timely and accurate coding for reimbursement and data collection purposes. Coordinates daily responsibilities of coding and support staff.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Timely prebill review and audit patient medical records (inpatient primarily) and correctly capture of final DRG for each review.
Analyze clinical data of inpatients, current treatment, past medical history and identifies potential gaps in physician documentation.
Analyze and report trends for improvement opportunities in coding and documentation.
Verify coding and abstracting accuracy by performing quantities and qualitative reviews.
Communicate with physicians or other providers to validate diagnoses, clinical indicators and appropriately prompts for documentationutilization AHIMA/ACDIS best practice query principles, if necessary, either verbally or written.
Follow industry best practice coding standards in accordance with CMS, AHIMA, AHA, AAPC, and AMA guidelines.
Create educational material and educate physicians, coders, and other key healthcare providers regarding clinical documentation improvement and the need for accurate and complete documentation in the health record.
Train and audit entry level coders or coders who are being trained in a new discipline.
Candidates must meet the following requirements:
RHIA, RHIT or CCS certification or equivalent certification/degree.
College credits in medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
Three years coding experience in a Health Information Management Department or equivalent.
Experience with implementing and maintaining computer systems.
Full Medical,Dental,Vision,LifeInsurance, etc.
403(b) with company match.
Incredible Work/Lifebenefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellnessreimbursement, and greatdiscounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.